Modeled in part on Flaubert's sketches of life in provincial France, this collection of stories offers a richly detailed portrait of a seaport on the ...Show synopsisModeled in part on Flaubert's sketches of life in provincial France, this collection of stories offers a richly detailed portrait of a seaport on the Maine coast as seen through the eyes of a summer visitor. Against evocative imagery of the sky, the sea, and the earth itself, Jewett celebrates the friendships shared by the town's women, capturing the spirit of community that sustains the declining town.Hide synopsis
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Description:New. No DJ Issued. Not a remainder. Brand New Originally...New. No DJ Issued. Not a remainder. Brand New Originally published in 1896, THE COUNTRY OF THE POINTED FIRS concerns a young woman writer, summering in the Maine fishing village of Dunnet Landing. As she stays there, she becomes closer to the people of the village, and to the power of the land and sea that surround her. The characters include an ancient sea captain who claims to have once explored the Arctic, a shepherdess who has resisted marriage to the man she loves for 40 years, Mrs. Todd the herb expert, and a legendary hermit.
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